Afghan coding training camp becomes Taliban-led rescue line

Four months after the Afghan government fell to the Taliban, 22-year-old Assad Assadula has moved into a new routine. In his hometown of Afghanistan’s northern province of Samangan, the former…

A desert robot depicts the vast potential of AI

When Hongji Gao was young, he lived with his family in Gansu, a province in central northern China near the Tenger Desert. Remembering his childhood, he remembers the constant, constant…

Our favorite stories of 2021

The end of the year is always a good time for a bit of introspection and self-reflection. It also seems right to pause to celebrate some of the high points…